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Boat BCN 14693 Boat BCN 14693

Detail of BCN 14693 (""Bessie""), an open day boat built in 1895 for use by Harts Hill Iron Company. It could transport up to 30 tons of cargo such as coal or iron at a time. Find out more about our boat collection

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Model boat Model boat

Model narrow boat made for Thomas Neal of Spon Lane, West Bromwich, on his 5th birthday, 1873.

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Narrow boat 'Diamond' Narrow boat 'Diamond'

The 'Diamond' was built by John Crichton & Co. of Saltney, Chester for Midland and Coast Canal Carrying Company of Wolverhampton. The boat was first registered at Wolverhampton in 1928. Find out more about our boat collection

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President Steam Narrowboat President Steam Narrowboat

Built in 1909 at the Fellows, Morton & Clayton company dock at Saltley, Birmingham. President was used to do 'Fly' (working day and night) runs from Birmingham to London. She would have carried cargo ranging from tea and spices to beer and bicycles. President was bought by the Black Country Living Museum in...

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BCN Boat Register BCN Boat Register

Birmingham Canal Navigation (BCN) Boat Register, gauging record from 1883 to 1884, recorded at Tipton and Smethwick stations, dark emerald green textile cover with red leather corners and damaged spine with textile spine covering showing, handwritten text in red felt pen on piece of paper sellotaped to spine reads...

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BCN Boat Register BCN Boat Register

Birmingham Canal Navigation (BCN) gauging record for 1904, blue textile hardback cover, blue and purple marbled fly leaves, red piece of paper stuck to spine with sellotape which is now becoming detached, remains of a piece of dark paper stuck to spine, illegible, first record is dated 27.01.04 and last record is...

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